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 Friday, Sep 30 
Narcan being made available for free to Ky. schools (EMS World)
Tri-State school systems haven't started stocking the drug yet, but some are considering doing so and have been trained to administer Narcan.

 Friday, Sep 30 
Floyd first responders participate in mock disaster drill (EMS1)
The commercial explosion simulation drill allowed first responders to evaluate and improve their emergency response plans.

 Friday, Sep 30 
Casey Co. students get test scores delivered by helicopter (LEX18)
Students at a Casey County school received a very special surprise Thursday.

 Thursday, Sep 29 
Why increasing access to naloxone doesn't enable addicts (EMS1)
There is simple solution to the opioid overdose crisis, but denying medical patients to a lifesaving drug is not the answer.

 Thursday, Sep 29 
10 tips for ambulance staging at mass casualty incidents (EMS1)
Video from Hoboken commuter train crash showcases best practices for staging ambulances at a mass casualty incident.

 Thursday, Sep 29 
Barren Fiscal Court committee to consider ambulance funding (Glasgow Daily Times)
The Barren County Fiscal Court Administrative Committee has a special-called meeting set for Friday morning to discuss the county's funding options for Barren-Metcalfe County Emergency Medical Services.

 Wednesday, Sep 28 
New name announced for Kosair Children's Hospital (WDRB)
Kosair Children's Hospital has a new name: Norton Children's Hospital.

 Tuesday, Sep 27 
KAPA Medicaid Model Development Survey
The Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association has contracted with a firm to develop a plan that may very well produce larger reimbursements for our Medicaid emergency transports.

 Tuesday, Sep 27 
Louisville Metro EMS receives 410 new applications (WDRB)
With 410 new applications, the window closed Friday for the new EMT recruit class with Louisville Metro EMS.

 Tuesday, Sep 27 
4 ways paramedics are changing healthcare delivery (FierceHealthcare)
The emergency medical services industry is undergoing massive change to better meet the needs of patients.

 Monday, Sep 26 
Unrest in Charlotte postpones Air Medical Transport Conference (EMS World)
A national air medical transport trade group has postponed its annual convention because of civil unrest in Charlotte, N.C.

 Monday, Sep 26 
KSP trooper dies in off-duty accident (WKYT)
A Kentucky State Police trooper has died in an accidental fall while off duty.

 Monday, Sep 26 
Madison County EMS receives national accreditation (Richmond Register)
After completing a strenuous review process, Madison County Emergency Medical Services has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services for complying with national benchmarks.

 Monday, Sep 26 
Full Time EMT-Basic: Cumberland County EMS, Burkesville (Cumberland) KY

 Sunday, Sep 25 
Just say no to Narcan? Heroin rescue efforts draw backlash (AP News)
First responders in U.S. communities reeling from waves of heroin overdoses say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers.

 Sunday, Sep 25 
Can you really perform an emergency cricothyrotomy using a ballpoint pen? (JEMS)
This month’s article is in the mythbusters category of EMS research—when we should question even the most advanced procedures and popular beliefs.

 Sunday, Sep 25 
Man behind bars after speeding through accident scene (WLKY)
A man is behind bars after police said he sped through an accident scene, nearly hitting several officers.

 Saturday, Sep 24 
Ky. Kingdom honors first responders with free admission (WHAS)
The park will honor first responders and their families with free admission this final weekend.

 Friday, Sep 23 
Senator: 911 systems vulnerable to cyber attack (EMS1)
The growing concern of a cyber attack has prompted agencies to reevaluate their backup plans should such an event occur.

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